saskia

Third Amigo Head to Head

saskia wrote 404 days ago:


Ahhhh, what a beautiful day it is out there today! Rain drops, birds chirping, and rivers rising. I woke up this morning thinking I could hear the roar of Exit from my bedroom, but then I realized that was just my heater blasting hot air cause its still cold AF.

Anyway, I’m sure you’ve all been itching to find out what fun event we are going to have today so here it is.

THIRD AMIGO HEAD TO HEAD RACES!!!

Meeting at the Castle Rock parking lot in Tumwater Canyon (see map) at 5:30. We will draw numbers to determine who races who and create a bracket (Everyone should be accustomed to this given the current sporting event that is so popular). Racers will put in above the 3rd Amigo and ferry to the eddy above the rapid on river right. A starting line judge (volunteer needed) will blow a whistle and two paddlers at a time will rally down the rapid. The first paddler to reach the finish line (finish line judge also needed) will continue to the next heat. The second paddler gets to drink beer. We will continue this process until everyone has competed!

Please try and be close to on time as we will have a short safety meeting before the event and I do have a small amount paper work for competitors to fill out.

The 3rd Amigo has great river side spectating so bring your friends and family to watch you go fast in these short river assaults.

If you have any questions, please feel free to hit me up!

See you all tonight!!



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tommygunn

Third Amigo Head to Head

tommygunn wrote 404 days ago:


Ahhhh, what a beautiful day it is out there today! Rain drops, birds chirping, and rivers rising. I woke up this morning thinking I could hear the roar of Exit from my bedroom, but then I realized that was just my heater blasting hot air cause its still cold AF.

Anyway, I’m sure you’ve all been itching to find out what fun event we are going to have today so here it is.

THIRD AMIGO HEAD TO HEAD RACES!!!

Meeting at the Castle Rock parking lot in Tumwater Canyon (see map) at 5:30. We will draw numbers to determine who races who and create a bracket (Everyone should be accustomed to this given the current sporting event that is so popular). Racers will put in above the 3rd Amigo and ferry to the eddy above the rapid on river right. A starting line judge (volunteer needed) will blow a whistle and two paddlers at a time will rally down the rapid. The first paddler to reach the finish line (finish line judge also needed) will continue to the next heat. The second paddler gets to drink beer. We will continue this process until everyone has competed!

Please try and be close to on time as we will have a short safety meeting before the event and I do have a small amount paper work for competitors to fill out.

The 3rd Amigo has great river side spectating so bring your friends and family to watch you go fast in these short river assaults.

If you have any questions, please feel free to hit me up!

See you all tonight!!



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james

Third Amigo Head to Head

james wrote 404 days ago:


Ahhhh, what a beautiful day it is out there today! Rain drops, birds chirping, and rivers rising. I woke up this morning thinking I could hear the roar of Exit from my bedroom, but then I realized that was just my heater blasting hot air cause its still cold AF.

Anyway, I’m sure you’ve all been itching to find out what fun event we are going to have today so here it is.

THIRD AMIGO HEAD TO HEAD RACES!!!

Meeting at the Castle Rock parking lot in Tumwater Canyon (see map) at 5:30. We will draw numbers to determine who races who and create a bracket (Everyone should be accustomed to this given the current sporting event that is so popular). Racers will put in above the 3rd Amigo and ferry to the eddy above the rapid on river right. A starting line judge (volunteer needed) will blow a whistle and two paddlers at a time will rally down the rapid. The first paddler to reach the finish line (finish line judge also needed) will continue to the next heat. The second paddler gets to drink beer. We will continue this process until everyone has competed!

Please try and be close to on time as we will have a short safety meeting before the event and I do have a small amount paper work for competitors to fill out.

The 3rd Amigo has great river side spectating so bring your friends and family to watch you go fast in these short river assaults.

If you have any questions, please feel free to hit me up!

See you all tonight!!



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Third Amigo Head to Head

james wrote 404 days ago:


Ahhhh, what a beautiful day it is out there today! Rain drops, birds chirping, and rivers rising. I woke up this morning thinking I could hear the roar of Exit from my bedroom, but then I realized that was just my heater blasting hot air cause its still cold AF.

Anyway, I’m sure you’ve all been itching to find out what fun event we are going to have today so here it is.

THIRD AMIGO HEAD TO HEAD RACES!!!

Meeting at the Castle Rock parking lot in Tumwater Canyon (see map) at 5:30. We will draw numbers to determine who races who and create a bracket (Everyone should be accustomed to this given the current sporting event that is so popular). Racers will put in above the 3rd Amigo and ferry to the eddy above the rapid on river right. A starting line judge (volunteer needed) will blow a whistle and two paddlers at a time will rally down the rapid. The first paddler to reach the finish line (finish line judge also needed) will continue to the next heat. The second paddler gets to drink beer. We will continue this process until everyone has competed!

Please try and be close to on time as we will have a short safety meeting before the event and I do have a small amount paper work for competitors to fill out.

The 3rd Amigo has great river side spectating so bring your friends and family to watch you go fast in these short river assaults.

If you have any questions, please feel free to hit me up!

See you all tonight!!



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bozemankayaker

Third Amigo Head to Head

bozemankayaker wrote 404 days ago:


Ahhhh, what a beautiful day it is out there today! Rain drops, birds chirping, and rivers rising. I woke up this morning thinking I could hear the roar of Exit from my bedroom, but then I realized that was just my heater blasting hot air cause its still cold AF.

Anyway, I’m sure you’ve all been itching to find out what fun event we are going to have today so here it is.

THIRD AMIGO HEAD TO HEAD RACES!!!

Meeting at the Castle Rock parking lot in Tumwater Canyon (see map) at 5:30. We will draw numbers to determine who races who and create a bracket (Everyone should be accustomed to this given the current sporting event that is so popular). Racers will put in above the 3rd Amigo and ferry to the eddy above the rapid on river right. A starting line judge (volunteer needed) will blow a whistle and two paddlers at a time will rally down the rapid. The first paddler to reach the finish line (finish line judge also needed) will continue to the next heat. The second paddler gets to drink beer. We will continue this process until everyone has competed!

Please try and be close to on time as we will have a short safety meeting before the event and I do have a small amount paper work for competitors to fill out.

The 3rd Amigo has great river side spectating so bring your friends and family to watch you go fast in these short river assaults.

If you have any questions, please feel free to hit me up!

See you all tonight!!



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saskia

Hometown Throwdown May 8-9

saskia wrote 1182 days ago:


To kick off the 2015 Columbus, GA Whitewater Season, Uptown Columbus is hosting RiverFest Weekend May 8-9. The entire community is invited to participate in weekend-long events in Woodruff Park and along the RiverWalk in Uptown Columbus Friday, May 8th from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 9th from 9 a.m. – until.; admission is FREE both days.

World Kayak, Whitewater Express and Outside World hosts RiverFest’s HOMETOWN THROWDOWN!

Bring your chairs, koozies, sunglasses and get ready to experience the Kayaking event of the year!

To Register Click Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hometown-throwdown-tickets-16287699949

FRIDAY, MAY 8
6PM:
Pyranha Kayak Pros will be a spectacle under the lights in Waveshaper.

SATURDAY, MAY 9TH
NOON – Paddle with the Pros
Pyranha Kayak Pros will be at it again!
Our hometown ICF Junior Freestyle Champion, Hunter Kat will be catching some surf and doing some tricks.

2pm-5pm – Flatwater Fun
~ SUP race on the end of the island where competitors will navigate around buoys to finish point. Depending on the number of competitors we group them in 5′s and will do this in heats.
~Boatercross, competitors will start at the eddy above wave shaper and navigate around buoy’s and ending down below good wave. We will group them in 5′s and do this in heats.
~Riverboard Race
~Slalom, where competitors will run same course as the boatercross but this will be an individual run and will be timed. Fastest time will win.

5pm-9pm – Highwater Throwdown
~ Chase The Watermelon, we group the competitors in 5′s starting in the eddy above wave shaper. When the horn sounds they will proceed down the rapid where we will throw a fake watermelon out in the water and their job is to grab it and have full control of it thru the back of good wave. If no one was able to grab it the winner will go to the last person touching it. This event will run in heats.
~ King Of The Wave, two separate runs. One for the kayakers and one for the river borders. A ten minute run where everyone will start at the eddy above wave shaper and in a mass parade will all come down. The first prize will go to the first person to surf the wave for 10 seconds, second prize will go to the longest run in the wave, and the last will be for the last man standing. The same will apply for the river borders.
~ Freestyle Under The Lights, each competitor runs three times with the highest score winning. We will be judging on hometown throwdown rules where you can gain points for doing anything cool in the wave.

If you want to be a competitor in any of these competitions, early registration will open soon.

Pros, experienced, novice, and newbies are all welcomed and encouraged.

Prizes provided by The Outside World, World Kayak, & Whitewater Express.

For more information on Uptown’s RiverFest please visit: www.uptownsriverfest.com



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bozemankayaker

Hometown Throwdown May 8-9

bozemankayaker wrote 1182 days ago:


To kick off the 2015 Columbus, GA Whitewater Season, Uptown Columbus is hosting RiverFest Weekend May 8-9. The entire community is invited to participate in weekend-long events in Woodruff Park and along the RiverWalk in Uptown Columbus Friday, May 8th from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 9th from 9 a.m. – until.; admission is FREE both days.

World Kayak, Whitewater Express and Outside World hosts RiverFest’s HOMETOWN THROWDOWN!

Bring your chairs, koozies, sunglasses and get ready to experience the Kayaking event of the year!

To Register Click Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hometown-throwdown-tickets-16287699949

FRIDAY, MAY 8
6PM:
Pyranha Kayak Pros will be a spectacle under the lights in Waveshaper.

SATURDAY, MAY 9TH
NOON – Paddle with the Pros
Pyranha Kayak Pros will be at it again!
Our hometown ICF Junior Freestyle Champion, Hunter Kat will be catching some surf and doing some tricks.

2pm-5pm – Flatwater Fun
~ SUP race on the end of the island where competitors will navigate around buoys to finish point. Depending on the number of competitors we group them in 5′s and will do this in heats.
~Boatercross, competitors will start at the eddy above wave shaper and navigate around buoy’s and ending down below good wave. We will group them in 5′s and do this in heats.
~Riverboard Race
~Slalom, where competitors will run same course as the boatercross but this will be an individual run and will be timed. Fastest time will win.

5pm-9pm – Highwater Throwdown
~ Chase The Watermelon, we group the competitors in 5′s starting in the eddy above wave shaper. When the horn sounds they will proceed down the rapid where we will throw a fake watermelon out in the water and their job is to grab it and have full control of it thru the back of good wave. If no one was able to grab it the winner will go to the last person touching it. This event will run in heats.
~ King Of The Wave, two separate runs. One for the kayakers and one for the river borders. A ten minute run where everyone will start at the eddy above wave shaper and in a mass parade will all come down. The first prize will go to the first person to surf the wave for 10 seconds, second prize will go to the longest run in the wave, and the last will be for the last man standing. The same will apply for the river borders.
~ Freestyle Under The Lights, each competitor runs three times with the highest score winning. We will be judging on hometown throwdown rules where you can gain points for doing anything cool in the wave.

If you want to be a competitor in any of these competitions, early registration will open soon.

Pros, experienced, novice, and newbies are all welcomed and encouraged.

Prizes provided by The Outside World, World Kayak, & Whitewater Express.

For more information on Uptown’s RiverFest please visit: www.uptownsriverfest.com



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james

Hometown Throwdown May 8-9

james wrote 1182 days ago:


To kick off the 2015 Columbus, GA Whitewater Season, Uptown Columbus is hosting RiverFest Weekend May 8-9. The entire community is invited to participate in weekend-long events in Woodruff Park and along the RiverWalk in Uptown Columbus Friday, May 8th from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 9th from 9 a.m. – until.; admission is FREE both days.

World Kayak, Whitewater Express and Outside World hosts RiverFest’s HOMETOWN THROWDOWN!

Bring your chairs, koozies, sunglasses and get ready to experience the Kayaking event of the year!

To Register Click Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hometown-throwdown-tickets-16287699949

FRIDAY, MAY 8
6PM:
Pyranha Kayak Pros will be a spectacle under the lights in Waveshaper.

SATURDAY, MAY 9TH
NOON – Paddle with the Pros
Pyranha Kayak Pros will be at it again!
Our hometown ICF Junior Freestyle Champion, Hunter Kat will be catching some surf and doing some tricks.

2pm-5pm – Flatwater Fun
~ SUP race on the end of the island where competitors will navigate around buoys to finish point. Depending on the number of competitors we group them in 5′s and will do this in heats.
~Boatercross, competitors will start at the eddy above wave shaper and navigate around buoy’s and ending down below good wave. We will group them in 5′s and do this in heats.
~Riverboard Race
~Slalom, where competitors will run same course as the boatercross but this will be an individual run and will be timed. Fastest time will win.

5pm-9pm – Highwater Throwdown
~ Chase The Watermelon, we group the competitors in 5′s starting in the eddy above wave shaper. When the horn sounds they will proceed down the rapid where we will throw a fake watermelon out in the water and their job is to grab it and have full control of it thru the back of good wave. If no one was able to grab it the winner will go to the last person touching it. This event will run in heats.
~ King Of The Wave, two separate runs. One for the kayakers and one for the river borders. A ten minute run where everyone will start at the eddy above wave shaper and in a mass parade will all come down. The first prize will go to the first person to surf the wave for 10 seconds, second prize will go to the longest run in the wave, and the last will be for the last man standing. The same will apply for the river borders.
~ Freestyle Under The Lights, each competitor runs three times with the highest score winning. We will be judging on hometown throwdown rules where you can gain points for doing anything cool in the wave.

If you want to be a competitor in any of these competitions, early registration will open soon.

Pros, experienced, novice, and newbies are all welcomed and encouraged.

Prizes provided by The Outside World, World Kayak, & Whitewater Express.

For more information on Uptown’s RiverFest please visit: www.uptownsriverfest.com



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tommygunn

Hometown Throwdown May 8-9

tommygunn wrote 1182 days ago:


To kick off the 2015 Columbus, GA Whitewater Season, Uptown Columbus is hosting RiverFest Weekend May 8-9. The entire community is invited to participate in weekend-long events in Woodruff Park and along the RiverWalk in Uptown Columbus Friday, May 8th from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 9th from 9 a.m. – until.; admission is FREE both days.

World Kayak, Whitewater Express and Outside World hosts RiverFest’s HOMETOWN THROWDOWN!

Bring your chairs, koozies, sunglasses and get ready to experience the Kayaking event of the year!

To Register Click Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hometown-throwdown-tickets-16287699949

FRIDAY, MAY 8
6PM:
Pyranha Kayak Pros will be a spectacle under the lights in Waveshaper.

SATURDAY, MAY 9TH
NOON – Paddle with the Pros
Pyranha Kayak Pros will be at it again!
Our hometown ICF Junior Freestyle Champion, Hunter Kat will be catching some surf and doing some tricks.

2pm-5pm – Flatwater Fun
~ SUP race on the end of the island where competitors will navigate around buoys to finish point. Depending on the number of competitors we group them in 5′s and will do this in heats.
~Boatercross, competitors will start at the eddy above wave shaper and navigate around buoy’s and ending down below good wave. We will group them in 5′s and do this in heats.
~Riverboard Race
~Slalom, where competitors will run same course as the boatercross but this will be an individual run and will be timed. Fastest time will win.

5pm-9pm – Highwater Throwdown
~ Chase The Watermelon, we group the competitors in 5′s starting in the eddy above wave shaper. When the horn sounds they will proceed down the rapid where we will throw a fake watermelon out in the water and their job is to grab it and have full control of it thru the back of good wave. If no one was able to grab it the winner will go to the last person touching it. This event will run in heats.
~ King Of The Wave, two separate runs. One for the kayakers and one for the river borders. A ten minute run where everyone will start at the eddy above wave shaper and in a mass parade will all come down. The first prize will go to the first person to surf the wave for 10 seconds, second prize will go to the longest run in the wave, and the last will be for the last man standing. The same will apply for the river borders.
~ Freestyle Under The Lights, each competitor runs three times with the highest score winning. We will be judging on hometown throwdown rules where you can gain points for doing anything cool in the wave.

If you want to be a competitor in any of these competitions, early registration will open soon.

Pros, experienced, novice, and newbies are all welcomed and encouraged.

Prizes provided by The Outside World, World Kayak, & Whitewater Express.

For more information on Uptown’s RiverFest please visit: www.uptownsriverfest.com



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